Dr Hancock has more than 30 years experience working in London, Hong Kong, Geneva and Singapore. She also lectured for many years in Hong Kong on Oral Radiology, Periodontology and Conservative Dentistry. She also gained Part 1 of the Fellowship of the Australian College of Dental Surgeons.
Apart from dentistry, Dr Hancock’s expertise includes research experience in tissue culture and Oral pathology. She currently sits on the board of Newcastle University in Singapore (NUIS) and several other voluntary committees. Singapore has been home for quite some time and she is a founding member of the Smilefocus team.
Dr Hancock speaks French, German and some Cantonese.
Dr Thushala Ubaya qualified in dentistry with honours in 2000 in London and obtained her Membership in Orthodontics with the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh and a Masters of Science in Orthodontics at the University of Glasgow. She then undertook further consultant senior orthodontic training at King’s College Hospital in London to obtain her Fellowship in Orthodontics in 2011 and is currently a Fellow of Dental Surgery in Orthodontics at the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh.
Dr Ubaya has worked as a NHS Consultant Orthodontist at the Royal London Dental Hospital and a Clinical Lecturer at Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry, Queen Mary, University of London. She was also the Lead NHS Consultant Orthodontist and Head of the Orthodontic department at Queen’s Hospital, Romford, Essex for 5 years. In addition to her hospital roles she worked part-time in private practice in London for six years.
Dr Ubaya is passionate about managing children and adults with dento-facial problems, including micro and macro smile aesthetics, dental health concerns, orthodontics, digital orthodontics, and managing teenagers and adults with complex jaw and teeth problems requiring orthodontics in conjunction with corrective jaw surgery.
Dr Ubaya offers all types of orthodontic treatments including contemporary orthodontic appliances such as tooth-coloured white cosmetic fixed braces and clear aligners. Her passion is to deliver a positive body image experience with orthodontics.
Working together with the patient to produce a beautiful, healthy smile and a satisfied patient with a positive overall experience has been the cornerstone of her practice and her ethos with which she approaches the management of all her patients. Dr Ubaya is friendly, approachable and enthusiastic about providing an enjoyable dental experience. She is happy to work through any questions or concerns that you may have prior to tailoring the treatment uniquely to each individual’s needs.